Insurance market continues to grow amidst COVID-19

The total insurance market premium reached $201.7 million as of the third quarter of this year, an increase of 8.2 percent over the same period in 2019. ...

Chea Vannak/AKP

Food safety forum chews over challenges

Among all of the industries affected by the pandemic, perhaps the food industry is one of the least surprising. Heavily interconnected with the tourism industry – particularly in hotspots such as Siem Reap and the capital – falling footfall and partial lockdowns have been biting. ...

Tom Starkey

Ministry of Health initialises three-stage protocol for delegations

A new three-stage protocol was announced yesterday by the Ministry of Health for any meetings with the King and Queen Mother, as well as meeting with Prime Minister Hun Sen, Heng Samrin, president of the National Assembly and Say Chhum, president of the Senate. ...

Khann Chanvirak

US provides additional $600,000 in flood relief for families and communities

The United States, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), yesterday provided $600,000 in humanitarian assistance to support the flood-response in Cambodia. ...

Sen David

$91 million needed to repair flood-damaged infrastructure

The Ministry of Rural Development has estimated that $91 million is needed to fix roads and water pumps damaged by recent floods. ...

Tith Kongnov

Trade fair scrapped over Covid-19 fears

The Ministry of Commerce on November 19 cancelled the 15th edition of the Cambodia Import-Export Goods Exhibition due to Covid-19 concerns. Originally scheduled to be held from December 15-18 at the Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Centre on Phnom Penh’s Koh Pich island, the Kingdom’s ...

May Kunmakara

WHO praises Cambodia’s rating among top nations of best COVID-19 containment

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has welcomed and praised Cambodia for being ranked among the top nations with the best COVID-19 containment and impact management. ...

Khmer Times Staff

“November 3 incident” close to end

Today, Prime Minister Hun Sen, as well as those directly and indirectly involved in the “November 3 incident” will be given their fourth and final COVID-19 test. ...

Khann Chanvirak

Paddy seedlings given to flood-hit farmers

More than 6,000 tonnes of paddy seedlings have been distributed to flood-hit farmers across the country, according to Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon, who said it was to help them to begin replanting rice in areas damaged by floods. ...

Sok Chan

303rd COVID-19 positive case detected in Cambodia

Cambodia registered its 303rd COVID-19 positive on a 56 year old Cambodian-American national. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Japan extends Covid loan for Kingdom

Japan has extended its loan for Cambodia for $270 million to be used in Covid-19 response and economic revitalisation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said following the 12th virtual Mekong-Japan Summit on November 13. ...

Niem Chheng

Australian Embassy contribute to flood relief efforts in Kingdom

Australian Ambassador to Cambodia Pablo Kang today went to Kampong Thom province to support flood relief efforts in the province. ...

Taing Rinith

Over 3,000 samples taken after ‘November 3 incident’ test negative for COVID-19

The Ministry of Health yesterday confirmed 1,195 test results from the third round of testing of 1,300 samples from people who came into direct or indirect contact with Hungarian delegation were negative for COVID-19.   ...

Som Kanika

No lockdown in Phnom Penh or any province, PM says

Prime Minister Hun Sen has brushed aside a rumour that the government would lock down Phnom Penh and impose a travel ban to stem the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Khmer Times Staff

PM orders distribution of two million masks

Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered the Ministry of Health and Phnom Penh City Hall to distribute two million masks to poor communities in Phnom Penh. ...

Khann Chan Virak

Students fear for upcoming exams amid schools reclosing

Students are expressing concern over the upcoming National Examination and exit examinations, after the government announced that schools should reclose after the “November 3 incident”. ...

Som Kanika

Possibility of second C-19 wave causes deep concern

Business activities, especially tourism-related services, have started to see the impact of the fear of a potential second wave of COVID-19. ...

Sorn Sarath

Cambodia not to declare the state of emergency

Cambodia will not declare the state of emergency with the current situation of COVID-19 transmission in the country, stressed Prime Minister Hun Sen in a voice message Monday evening.   ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia registers its 301st COVID-19 positive case

A 35 year old American female became Cambodia’s 301st COVID-19 positive victim. She was found to be infected after arriving from the United States via Seoul, South Korea on Wednesday, 4 November. ...

Khmer Times Staff

1,166 People tested for COVID-19 in relation to Hungarian Foreign Minister

The Ministry of Health on Tuesday (Nov.10) said that 1,166 people have been tested for COVID-19 after coming into close contact with Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó during his Nov. 3 visit to Cambodia. ...

Phoung Vantha

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